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Risk of stroke similar for men and women smokers
Risk of stroke similar for men and women smokers (August 23, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Australia - According to a report published in Stroke, risk of stroke caused by smoking is similar for both men and women. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis, examining over 80 studies published between 1966 and 2013. Results showed that smoking increases the risk of any type of stroke in both men and women by 60-80%. Researchers also found that men and women smokers were both at a 50% increased risk of ischemic stroke, and that women had a 17% greater risk of hemorrhagic stroke.
 
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